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Wu, Jeff Jeff.Wu at GarstSeedCo.com
Wed Jul 12 11:02:20 EST 2000


POSITION:       Team Leader
                Plant Physiologist
LOCATION:       Slater, IA
DATE:           July 7, 2000

SALARY: This is a full-time exempt position with complete company
benefits. Salary will be commensurate with knowledge, skills, abilities,
and experience.

Garst Seed Company is currently seeking an individual to design and
conduct experiments in the field, greenhouse, and lab to study the
physiology of crop plants in relation to genetic improvements and to
evaluate and establish innovative methodologies to screen for resistance
to abiotic stresses including low soil moisture, high soil pH, high and
low temperature.  As part of an applied physiology team in a leading
crop breeding company, the candidate will also have opportunities to
collaborate with plant breeders, molecular biologists and geneticists to
identify genes/QTLs, and evaluate transgenic plants. Some travel is
required, including extended time at the Hawaii Research Center.

MS in plant physiology, biochemistry, genetics or plant breeding.
Demonstrated experience is required in research of biochemical and
physiological regulation mechanisms of plant development, growth, and
productivity.  Working experience of growing plants in greenhouses and
growth cabinets is highly desirable.  Knowledge and experience in
cytogenetics and molecular genetics is an asset.  The successful
candidate will have strong leadership and managerial qualities,
excellent communication skills and demonstrated knowledge of spreadsheet
and presentation software. 

Please send cover letter and resume to 
Human Resources - Job Opening 00-050, Garst Seed Company, 
2369 330th Street, Slater, IA  50244, 
fax to 515-685-5053, or e-mail to Judy.Ellis at GarstSeedCo.com

Garst is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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